Cabbage is a wonderfully underestimated green that sometimes gets overlooked. Besides being a nutrient powerhouse and anti-everything vegetable, it's very versatile! Serve cabbage baked, sautéed, or raw in a slaw, and those are just a few ideas! How do you like your cabbage?

Recipe: Stuffed Cabbage with Ground Chicken


  • 1-2 Head Cabbage, parboiled
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • ½ uncooked rice or par cooked rice, rinsed
  • 1 Onion, minced or grated
  • 2-3 small garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ C Brown Sugar
  • *1/4 C red or green pepper  (optional)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 1/2 C Water
  • 1 Large Can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp ground pepper or fresh ground
  • 1 tsp Caraway or fennel seeds
  • ½ C Sauerkraut, rinsed and squeezed
  • 1 onion sliced


  • Core cabbage. In a large stock pot using a steamer or or not, add cabbage to boiling water. Steam or boil until the leaves begin to peel and separate. Once wilted, carefully remove leaves from water and place into a colander. Leaves are delicate so be gentle. Let cabbage cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine ground chicken, uncooked or par cooked rice, salt & pepper to taste, onion, garlic, egg, and peppers.   Mix well.
  • Form the mixture into ½ Cup balls, place in thick part of cabbage leaf and tuck sides in and flip once. 
  • Layer bottom of 9 x 13 baking dish w/ sauerkraut, remaining cabbage that you did not use to stuff, and sliced onions.  Place all stuffed rolls over shredded cabbage and onions and sprinkle with caraway or fennel seeds.  Combine tomato sauce, water, and brown sugar and pour over rolls.
  • Bake, covered, 2 hours @ 350 OR 3-4 hours @ 250.

Brand Category: 

About The Author

Curry Girls Kitchen's picture We are passionate whole food crusaders who love seasonal fresh local food, farmers markets, cooking, sharing meals with family and friends, and just hanging out in our kitchen. Curry Girls Kitchen was created for people who will be inspired to prepare our healthy Uncomplicated easy to prepare yummy family recipes. We love to share our family’s experiences in the kitchen with you. We truly believe in our heart that food IS LOVE! What better way to say “I LOVE YOU” than to serve up a delicious meal made with love. The kitchen IS the heart of our homes and all of us Curry Girls wish to share a piece of our home with you! Visit our Website: ~ Follow us on Instagram @CurryGirlsKitchen and Twitter @TheCurryGirls

Add new comment

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
6 + 1 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.
By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.